Echo G's Blog (6)

EDIT: Get assembled smart batteries on Kickstarter Campaign

UPDATE

We have some good news. A battery manufacturer Titan Power is working with BatMon kickstarter backers to assemble BatMon into Lithium Ion batteries for free! Backers also get a 5% discount on Titan batteries upto $1000 purchase. Now, you can get a custom shape/size Lithium ion…

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Added by Echo G on January 22, 2020 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

Thinking about designing multirotors to optimizing flight time

Designing electric multicopters for a specific flight time is a complex multidisciplinary optimization problem. This short blog post is some of my thoughts on how to think about this problem. Obviously, there so many different ways of doing this and welcome suggestions and other constructive…

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Added by Echo G on October 2, 2019 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

The Dumb-Battery Era is Over

Over the past couple of…

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Added by Echo G on September 22, 2019 at 4:30pm — 20 Comments

Batmon: Pixhawk compatible, in-flight battery monitors with LED display

Happy new year to all flyers. 

We want to update the progress made on an in-flight battery monitor. Initial revisions of the board were meant to capture accurate cell voltages for the flight batteries. However, lot of feedback was received to push the board towards a minimal Battery Monitoring System. Currently, most diy'ers and professional…

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Added by Echo G on January 3, 2019 at 12:00pm — 10 Comments

Low current drain battery monitor with pixhawk interface (10 cell)

In-flight monitoring of total battery voltage and individual cell voltage is important for accurately estimating flight time. Monitoring the cell voltages during flight and operating load conditions help to predict battery health and cell degradation. 
We designed a battery monitor board to interface with pixhawk to read the cell voltages of flight…
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Added by Echo G on February 16, 2018 at 9:00am — 11 Comments

Drone a cold coke

Thought you might like a lazy way to get that cold soda at your party. 

Added by Echo G on September 9, 2017 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

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Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Vertical Horizontal one, is here

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